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it to you live. >> and a rude awakening for some people in the east bay. the rush to fix a big water main break. why this could cause a big traffic mess in the east bay. >> good morning, it's thursday, july 7. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm anne makovec. good thursday morning. it is straight up 6:00. quick check on traffic and weather. lawrence, how's it looking? >> yeah, guys. the fog and low clouds have murder further onshore this morning. some of that extending into the bay. we are in for cooler weather. 67 degrees in san francisco. 88 and warm in concord. much cooler weather on the way. more on that in a moment. right now, -- right now, let's check traffic with elizabeth. >> we have extra heavy delays out of antioch on westbound 4. we also have problems with the water main break in lafayette cause traffic issues there. >>> here's a look out of orlando, florida as we await the decision. on tuesday, a jury acquainted casey anthony of the most serious charges. she was found guilty of four misdemeanors though, all lying to police and within minutes, those are the charges that she will be s
:05, happening as we speak, a big sink hole on highway 87 in san jose. that's right along the southbound side of the highway near west virginia street. work crews are out there and so is ktvu tara moyarti but what's the very latest? >> workers workers will not continue work until engineers arrive. we had to move because it was simply too dangerous. you can see where they've blocked out one southbound lane of 87 on the left and then one lane of alma avenue on the right. the sink hole is about 30 feet wide. there's a big gap underneath the median. now caltrans discovered the problem tuesday. they came out. they poured some gravel. sort of a band aid fix. and last night they compressed the gravel and found it sank. you can see where the concrete is exposed now. there's a huge crack running up and down on that roadway. they shutdown some lanes on the freeway. we are close to west virginia street. just to give you an idea where we are on 87. crews are expected to be out here all morning repairing the sink hole. damage is pretty extensive. the highway seems to be moving up. right now let's check i
>>> good morning. a big stink in one bay area neighborhood. what is causing that awful smell. >>> and overnight explosion and fire in one of the bay area's most affluent areas. some critical questions still need to be answered. >>> a crackdown on cutting classes. a controversial decision in concord, just hours ago. >>> election the bug that could ruin the summer for many bay area campers. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, july 13th. >>> well, overnight, right now, the cause of an early-morning fire in atherton is under investigation. now, this fire started at a home on mount vernon lane at about 3:00 a.m. at this at this house. part of the house is currently under construction. we were able to find out everybody inside got out safely. >>> san francisco police are investigating two similar overnight robberies that happened within blocks of each other. the first one was on stockton and sutter streets at 1:00 a.m. the second one happened just a couple of blocks down ton sutter, 45
and really just ready for a big, big concert. matt? >> i tell you, al, this represents this morning, the motorcade had to actually move these people out of the way. anyway, we'll get back to you in a couple of minutes. >>> meanwhile, there has been a major development in the ongoing budget negotiations. president obama suspended the talks for the today. we'll tell you why and we'll talk to one of the senators who has been inside the negotiating room all week long. >> that's right. and also casey anthony is going to be released this sunday. and -- from prison. authorities are becoming increasingly concerned for her safety and we're live at the jail this morning with details on that story. >>> remember the photo we showed you earlier this week of that massive 18-foot long crocodile, the saltwater croc? a lot of people thought this was a doctor'd photograph. you can believe it's real. we went in search of that beast and we found him. >>> let's begin with that breaking news over night in boston where two delta planes collided. nbc's tom costello covers aviation for us in washington. goo
night to join at least six other bay area cities. >>> a big day for the man kicked off that plane because of his sagging pants. the decision the d.a.'s office is expected to hand down later today. >>> and a new report raises more concerns for pg&e pipelines. the flaw that could cause major failures during a big earthquake. it's all ahead here on the ktvu morning news. >>> well, good morning to you. welcome to a brand new day. it's the middle of the week wednesday july 13th. i'm dave clark. >>> good morning. i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. it's definitely cool out there once again. steve paulson has the forecast. >> all right. pam, dave, thank you very much. we have overcast conditions. not only low clouds but very low clouds in the form of fog and a lot of mist and drizzle again. plus you have a rather significant sea breeze in place. it's going to be a very cool day even well inland as temperatures in areas that should be near the upper 80s or 90s will be in the 70s and closer to the coast 50s and 60s. here's sal. >>> traffic is moving along well here in oakland northboun
has been extended for several bay area fishermen whose boat capsized near baja california. >> big traffic problems in san francisco, a hot spot on 101. george has an update. >> highway 880101 in san francisco, northbound lanes are blocked at the central split. chris chp, we have a live picture. this the agency reports one lane is blocked by eight disabled tractor-trailer rig. when initial conversations indicate that this will likely be out there for a while and may require a freeway closures, at least a northbound closure to clear this big rig that was tellintowing a mobile home whena trailer lost a wheel. right now, traffic is backed up beyond the 280 split, to 80 is your best bet into the city. >> a quick check on north water and whether as we look at the san mateo bridge. let's walk you through what weather is going to be like today. morning coastal fog and clouds, cooler temperatures this afternoon. the cool down really takes to hold today, especially inland. highs will drop well below normal as we head into next week. the 7 day forecast is coming up in a little bit. >> 7 02 a
to change the law so this does not happen again. >> a big chunk of money to -- the federal department of health and human services awarded them almost half a million dollars and that will pay for two new mobile clinics which will provide health care to an extra 1900 students. these new clinics are expected to begin operating within the next year. >> >> san francisco's supervisors will consider changing the city's health care security law. now city hall officials say about $40 million at san francisco businesses paid into a health care reimbursement account for uninsured workers it wasn't used last year. those officials say the businesses took the money back. they want to change the system. so that unused money would have to be rolled over to the following year. some business leaders say that could lead to a loss of jobs in san francisco. >>> all right. speaking of san francisco, let's check in for traffic. how are things trying to cross the bay bridge. >> the metering lights are on. give yourself an extra 15 to 20 minutes. in the south bay this is the second biggest hot spot. stop and
warmer on sunday. another cool down on monday. >>> 5:10 is the time. a big area company that has been the topic of takeover rumors now has a big. one of clorox's biggest share owners. >>> we are hearing about what osama bin laden was planning to do on the upcoming tenth anniversary of the september 11th attacks. >>> this is a look at the golden gate bridge. traffic looking good as you make your way into san francisco. we'll have more traffic ahead. >>> time now 5:13. we know what osama bin laden was planning to do when he was killed. that is according to information that u.s. navy seals seized from bin laden's compound in pakistan. reportedly those plans were still being formed. the communications info includes exchanges between bin laden and operations chief where they talked about the names of possible attack team members. >>> at 8:00 this morning we will hear president obamas take on how the debt limit talks are going. he is scheduled a news conference for the second time this week. ktvu alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. newsroom to talk about where the negotiations sta
martinez had big dreams of going to college and being a success. >> his life was taken by a lost soul. >> reporter: investigators believe martinez tried to drive away after he had been shot. he lost control of his car and collided into a garage. he was pronounced dead at the scene, killed by gunfire. >> we ask the same question over and over. why him? he never fought. he didn't believe in fights. he believed in breaking up fights. >> reporter: investigators say the suspect is no stranger to crime. he has been arrested several times on weapons charges. detectives say this time ford left fingerprints at the scene of the murder. >> unfortunately for mr. ford here, he left his palmprint on the door of the car. so that's what -- there was that and there was also some anonymous information. >> reporter: investigators tell us that there were three suspects that fatal night. now, the alleged shooter is behind bars. but elizabeth, there are still two suspects that are at large and fairfield investigators hope people will come forward with information no questions asked. >> juliette goodrich in
and dry fourth of july weekend. this is part of the latest budget cuts tied to san jose's big budget crisis. on any given day a fire truck or fire engine will be out of service at one of san jose four stations. these cuts are raising public safety fears both in and outside the fire department. >> response times increase. fire intensity grows. and so upon arrival our firefighters will be faced with a greater workload, higher risk, and greater demand. >> that is not good for anybody. >> there will not be any re ductions in staff on sunday or the fourth of july. there are cuts that take place today. >>> san francisco city leaders failed to meet today's budget deadline. they were huddled in closed door meetings in city hall until late last night. they are still trying to figure out the final pieces of a huge budget package. now they have agreed on nearly all of the major points in ed lee's $6.8 billion spending plan. the remaining sticking points include proposed social services cuts and contracting -- contracting out security at some city hospitals. >>> the u.s. senate canceled its holi
is pretty special. >> this is a very big show, the biggest in northern california for sure. >> not only do begin to blow up things, we blow up things all pretty. the crowd often loves it. it is nothing better than after ratio, hearing all the cheers and the clapping. >> the show starts about 9:15 p.m. tomorrow evening and last about 20 minutes. the best place to watch, usuallypeier 39 at a quiet park. and this was the scene and richmond the city celebrated the fourth of july of little bit early. tonight, this was the 10th year in a row that they put on a firework displays. closing arguments have begun in the casey anthony trial, coming about will show you what happened in court and would take a look at the case history. a seaplane that has been missing for a couple of days was finally pulled on the water. will be looked and talk with the person who was there when the plane went down. [ man ] i got this new citi thankyou card and started earning loads of points. you got a weather balloon with points? yes i did. [ man ] points i could use for just about anything. ♪ ♪ there it is. [ man
's office admits it is a big blow to the department. >> it was a tough blow to swallow to let those highly trained officers go. to ruse 66 officers with that training, that's a huge investment the city has basically lost. >> reporter: he said the training is crucial for a person who might not understand why police have a gun pointed at him. the police department says it will pull officers from other beats if it has to to respond to a cit incident. the department concedes that will delay response time. we're at police headquarters, nbc bay area news. >>> we have some breaking news to share with you. she was one of the most active and socially forward and well known first ladies of our time. but today, betty ford has died at the age of 93. betty ford was married to former president gerald ford for 58 years. he also died in 2006 at the age of 93. elizabeth ann warren ford was born april 8, 1918. she was known as betty ford and won't to also serve as the first lady of the united states from 1974 to 1977. she was very active in social policy, shattering lots of precedents and had a very moderat
accident a big rig thankfully it is already been cleared from the freeway little backup has been developing on the southbound lane it is creating a little bit of a backups in the southbound lane. you will need an extra few minutes to get through this back up. it should be cleared very shortly a quiet morning as we had to the bay bridge no metering lights for the west bound ride as we have been keeping a close eye on the metering lights caltran has been doing a great job so far this week in managing the traffic flow at the toll plaza at the san mateo bridge still a good ride in the west bound direction it is possible we will see lighter than usual traffic still a few cars to or emerging from the fog on agua golden gate bridge >> families of the seven day area fishermen there's still missing are waiting to hear word of their loved ones. the accident happened in the sea of cortez and the boat capsized write off this island here this is out of where they left in san felipe de you and see the view from the air there's continuing their search today debris has been found and i hope this bill all t
the accident happened. >>> still to come at 6:00, big news out of silicon valley. >> a big layoff from the valley and a boost for the east bay coming up after the break in the tech and business report. >>> and it's your chance to be a seismologist. how you can help spot earthquakes from your own home. that's next. >>> the bay area is known as home of innovation and change but may lose our hold on the green industry. we'll explain. >> i'm chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. one of the warmest days we've ved in or a week here across the bay area with low to mid 70s there in the south bay and even a few 80s today. tonight plenty of cinl weather down in the south bay a coming up, we'll talk about a seven-day forecast that's heating up. >>> the next big one is something we're all aware could happen at any time. you may be sitting on the key as to when it could hit. >> reporter: stanford seismologists and scientists say that the more monitoring we have in the bay area, the more we'll learn about earthquakes and better chance of us getting an early warning even if just few a few seconds which i
yesterday. then this morning is was a big question. as you see people heading in to catch the 7:10 vote is there will be no strike but it did take us awhile to get here. >> you don't see signs up, so i guess we're supposed to work. >> you didn't know anything about a strike? >> no. >> reporter: that man was our first indication that the strike wouldn't happen at all. he belongs to the inlandboatmen's union, the union that was supposed to go on strike. he showed up for work this morning. so did the other employees. so just after 5 service went ahead as scheduled. that was the first gate to open and there were a handful of passengers. >> i was in the car on the way to the city. i was just about to drive when i heard. >> reporter: how much easier is it for you get on the boat? >> much, coffee, paper. >> reporter: two boats left. there was a lot of confusion. we heard from the district. they said the union didn't give them a head's up. the union said they did tell the district yesterday morning about the possibility of a strike and told them last night this was called off. taking a live loo
to get into college and pay is perhaps their first big test in higher education. >> i couldn't be prouder of her and i know she's going to get where she's going to go. it will work out. everything happens for a reason. >> reporter: students at cal state schools are paying nearly four times the amount in tuition they were paying 10 years ago. a recent survey found more high school students are concerned about how they are going to pay for college than about actually getting into one. and how successful they will be once they are there. live in san jose, kimberly tere, nbc bay area news. >> difficult situation. thank you. tonight we know the maim of the woman whose body was found burning in a quiet street in oakland's rock ridge neighborhood. the medical examiner's office say she is 21-year-old monica of union city. her body found around 4:30 yesterday on ivanhoe road. police say she was likely killed somewhere else and then dumped in that neighborhood and lit on fire. officers say the suspects probably chose the neighborhood because it's dark and secluded during those hours. friends and fa
by natural disaster and nuclear calamities a big reason to smile, "today," monday, july 18th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> welcome to "today" on this monday morning. i'm ann curry. >> and i'm lester holt in for matt. i think we both watched that match yesterday. you've got to feel good about the u.s. team. we were disappointed, but what a performance they put on and what a great thing they did for american soccer. >> that's right. for women's soccer, particularly, bringing it to a new level of cool. men and boys, women and girls, nationwide, watching them play. i think that they're winners in that regard. >> and the japanese certainly have something to feel good about after a really rough year. and i love the fact they thanked the world for the support they have had. >> and they continue to thank, actually, after every game. so it's a pretty exciting bit. >>> in the meantime, another major story, the fact of this heatwave. millions of americans are sweltering in this dangerous heat and humidity today. how long will it last? how bad will it be? well, al has the fore
big to perform the rescue. at that point, they will notify land or air assets, like a helicopter that could get closer to the people in the water. at that point it would certainly be checked out by medical technicians and taken to the nearest hospital for evaluation. >> the seven men were on board a fishing boat when it sank sunday morning. more than 40 people were on board at the time. mexican navy and u.s. coastguard has searched more than 1100 square miles. the aircraft took off from mcclellan air force base this morning and mexican authorities are leading the search but rescuers and mexican authorities are hoping they can find survivors. live at the coast island in alameda, nick smith, "abc 7 news." >>> jaycee dugard is breaking her silence on television since she was freed. she gave diane sawyer an exclusive interview ahead the release of her book. she says she wears a pine cone around her neck because that is the last thing she remembers after losing consciousness. she says she can't believe she can now jump into a car and just go to her beach with her girls. the exclusive
yesterday. friends say a big part of the event was to help pay for her funeral and then set up a trust fund for her 2-year-old son. a $10,000 reward is offered for information leading to the killer's arrest. >>> this morning, casey anthony is a free woman. but her whereabouts are only known to a few people. she left a florida jail just after midnight sunday after nearly three years behind bars. she had $537 in her pocket. that money was sent by admirers. a jury convicted the 25-year- old of lying to investigators but acquitted her of murdering her 2-year-old daughter. the decision angered many people. for others, her release was simply something to see. >> we just left one of the theme parks and we were on our way home and just stopped in. >> i thought it would be interesting to be able to be in the presence of her to be part of history. >> her lawyers say anthony has received at least one death threat. >>> a tea party-backed plan to raise the nation's debt ceiling is expected to pass in the house tomorrow but stall in the senate. the plan would let the government borrow $2.4 trillion if co
low clouds that fog is saying i'm back and back in a big way. yesterday it was there but it was very shallow and only confined to the coast. still 60s, 70s, and 80s and now some low 90s. temperatures will start coming down. here is sal. >>> traffic is moving along nicely at the coliseum here. you can see traffic is looking pretty good coming up past the oakland coliseum and heading north or south. also this morning we are looking at san francisco. there it is northbound 101 moving well past the ups building all the way up to the downtown area. let's go back to the desk. >>> the search continues for seven missing fisherman while incredible stories of survival are emerging. tara moriarty is joining us in the newsroom with the details of the amazing survival stories. >> reporter: some survey veries drank melted ice and ate hierarchy kisses to -- hershey kisses to stay alive. many passengers and crew members were in the water for 16 hours before they were rescued or reached land. some of the 35 crew members and passengers who made it were able to grab life ja
are expected to show up for tomorrow's big aids walk in san francisco. >>> carmegedon, the $1 billion project that has so-cal drivers hitting the breaks. is it worth all the hype. >> i'm ann makove -- anne makovec. jim has the morning off. i'm on my way in. highs around the mid-50s to lower 60s. tonight is expected to be cloudy with more fog and drizzle. sunday expected to be cloudy with fog and drizzle in the morning. we will look at the full forecast. 7-days coming up in the next few minutes. first, stopping our news this morning, the military's policy of don't ask, don't tell for the gay service members will continue for now. a federal appeals court in san francisco issued the order last night the justice department says ending the policy now would end the process of rolling it back. but in the court ruling they said the government cannot penalize anyone under don't ask, don't tell. pose -- people opposed about gay lessons to social studies classes hopes to pup the issue to a vote. they want a referendum on the ballot. the group has to collect nearly half a million signatures. the law sign
.m. this meeting last night came after word of a potential deal and a pretty big deal after word of a potential deal really stole the headlines yesterday afternoon and overnight. this would be, as i said, a pretty big deal. $3 trillion in deficit savings over ten years. and we only have a rough sketch of it. what is interesting, don, as you said, the white house is shooting this down. they say there is no deal. we heard jay carney shoot this down yesterday. the speaker's office is saying there is no deal but we have from congressional sources who are speaking on anonymity there is a framework. at 10:00 a.m. we will detail what the sources are telling us is in this potential agreement. >> only 10 1/2 days. thank you very much. we will be coming back to you throughout the day. >>> among an already crowded field of gop presidential candidates, a new cnn/orc poll suggests that texas governor rick perry may want to throw his hat into the ring too. mr. paul steinhauser joins us live from washington. >> rick perry is thinking about jumping into the white house and could do it. stay tuned on that. the
. there is a big spread on some of the temps. closer to the coast nice inland it will be warm to hot. more fog is on the way. that will take us into wednesday. a big cool down toward the end of the week. >>> a new privacy battle over cell phones. this one involves police, prime suspects and a san francisco lawmaker. >>> hackers target fox news. the fake news that might have confused twitter users over the weekend. >>> welcome back. time now 6:14. california lawmakers will soon vote on a very important bill involving police searches. this one overturned a state supreme court ruling that allowed the police to search a content of a cell phone during an arrest without a warrant. the bills author says that ruling clearly violates the constitutional rights of privacy. however, police organizations say cell phones contain critical information about crimes including some that are still in progress. >>> computer hackers have attacked apple. anti-sec posted a tweet yesterday. they gained private information from an apple server. it accessed the data through a security flaw and software used by apple. an
coming up. >>> and quite an extravaganza in the night sky over san francisco. the big 4th of july celebration spectacular fireworks. this is crissy field. er who skies making for a perfect -- clear skies making for a perfect night. ,,,,,,,,,,,, s'mores special? ,,,,,,,,,,,, hershey's chocolate goodness, that brings people together. hershey's makes it a s'more. you make it special. pure hershey's. our fruit has to be perfectly ripe because it's delivered on the same day. for me? this is so beautiful! edible arrangements. enjoy the most delicious fruit ever. guaranteed. starting at $25. the >>> welcome back. we have a traffic alert in san mateo. southbound 10 -- southbound 101, three lanes blocked. we'll have details on that and fender-benders on the bridge. back to you. >> thank you. >>> the jury in the casey anthony murder trial will continue their deliberations this morning. 25-year-old florida woman accused of killing her 2-year- old daughter back in 2008. the jury began deliberating yesterday but they did not reach a verdict. they have most of the evidence in the jury room but
and tracking our temperatures today. >> big improvements over yesterday. temperatures 5-15 degrees cooler than what we experienced on sunday. live look of the bay. haze out there thanks to a sea breeze. humidity is up, that's also good news when we are talking about fire danger. some of the highs so far. 90 degrees in santa rosa. 94 concord. 96 livermore and 99 in antioch. the final round up will come in the next half hour. still quite hot out there. we are going to get hotter come to see. we will look that highs tomorrow and talking about the sea breeze, we got fog and low clouds long the coast line, whether or not that will impact fireworks tonight. >>> the coast guard is planning extra patrols today. they had a helicopter over san francisco bay this afternoon. in addition for looking for anyone in trouble they were looking for people who operate boats under the influence of alcohol or drugs. >>> on the roads the chp is reporting an increase in dui arrests and highway deaths in california. between friday night and this morning 1,358 people have been arrested statewide, compare that to 1,329
good barbeque weather? >> absolutely, great big to get the barbecue grill and out. we had triple digit temperatures are fearful, concord, livermore, in the ninth for san jose and 80's% francisco and oakland. these temperatures were quite a bit over what we had yesterday. >> for tomorrow, as i was saying fog and that will bring you greetings down, but it will still be a warm day except right at the coast. here's how it is shaping up for the july 4th, we're starting out with mostly sunny skies, patchy fog it should be out of here pretty quickly around as we go to the afternoon, sunshine and a stronger sea breeze for the afternoon about 20 mouse to 30 m.p.h.. that should bring down the temperatures about five degrees to 10 degrees. look for readings not as warm, and the '70s by the bay, still in the '90s inland. it will still be a hot day possibly even upper 90s as we go up towards fairfield and antioch. tomorrow night, about 9:30 p.m. it is looking good clear skies for most of the bay area. however, the forecast model showing some fault at the coast. that may push into sentences by this
towards concord past pleasant hill on 680 southbound and nearly to highway 4 on 242 southbound. big delays in both directions. there is no indication on when planes will be cleared. when the chp issues alert the believe planes will be blocked for 30 or more minutes. this accident is about 30 minutes old now. our other hot spot is a westbound on the bay bridge. traffic is nearly at a standstill. the back of this to the end of the macarthur maze and even the the the approach is battling back up. bear in mind that one hour ago there was no back up on the bay bridge toll plaza. when other bridges are not doing too badly. the golden gate bridge looks to be a good. although it is under fog when southbound. despite the fog it appears that we will have another sunny and warm day ahead. >> here is the view from our roof camera showing you the fog and also sunshine as well. temperatures in the '50s and '60s. the sun will come out this afternoon, mostly sunny and warm with inland spots getting into the low-mid-90s. we're going to continue cooling as we head towards the weekend. let's talk more about
by agreeing to new taxes on america's wealthiest people and perhaps cuts in tax breaks to big oil companies. just days of negotiations left until the hard deadline to raise the debt ceiling. independent economic analysts pleading for just some type of deal. >> i think the financial system is not recovered. the problems in europe are extreme. and this just adds some additional fuel to the potential fire. >> reporter: this white house debt summit with the president, vice president and congressional leaders set to begin here in washington in about three hours. live this morning, scott mcfar lane, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a british tabloid is coming under fire following reports that it hacked into personal cell phones of celebrities and crime victims. people protested against the paper. news of the world outside the british parliament. that's after reports surfaced that the tabloid hacked into the cell phone accounts of victims, celebrities and politicians. british actor hugh grant is one of those who says his phone was hacked. >> what we're going to find out in the next weeks and months is tha
are telling us about an accident in the south bay. >> nasa right. we have a jackknifeed big prig -- that's right we have a jackknifed big rig. the fire department is actually unloading the contents and putting it into another it truck so it won't spoil. you can see the congestion as a result, if we could pan off to the right there. we can see that people are slowing down. they are stopping to take a look. so it's causing some congestion in the morgan hill area. all right. let's head to pleasanton right now. this is over interstate 680 where we have metering lights doing a test-run. this is between pleasanton and dublin. right now, the lights are all green. and this is to get folks used to the fact about the lights. here's a six-car crash. look at this backup. this is on 0 westbound at highway 4. a tow truck is on the scene but you can see the damage has been done. the backup is pretty extensive. this will probably last for at least the last half-hour or so. if i were you, i would try to avoid 80 westbound. >>> on this monday, patchy fog at bast f there's not a lot out there. there's rain
? >> big time. it's unbelievably hot and humid in the parts of the northeast. and we're relatively cool here. the temperatures have been in the 90s and a couple holding on today. but the fog bank and the sea breeze is up to 20, 25 miles an hour. and that will mean 60s and 70s for many. >>> traffic looks good here on 880 north and south and toward the coliseum. and we're looking at the bay bridge. there was an earlier obstruction on the incline section. they moved it out of the way. and as you move up to the incline, you can see that the traffic is moving along nicely, coming up to the bridge. so whatever it was is now gone. 6:01. and back to the desk. >>> firefighters rushed to stop a house fire from spreading to other nearby homes and is it started around 2:30 this morning on fourth street in oakley. jane joins us live with a possible cause of the fire. >> reporter: the fire investigators have ruled this a suspicious fire this morning. this home destroyed. inside the home, we learned that the firefighters found hundreds of small tanks. it acted as an accelerant to the fire. one man was
. backyard trampolines are becoming very popular, but they also come with big safety concerns. coming up, one family shares their cautionary story. >>> we're going to meet a newborn so big doctors have already given him a nickname, the moose. at more than 16 pounds, jamichael brown could be the largest baby ever born in texas. everything is bigger in texas. he's going to join us along with his proud parents. >>> let's begin this morning with our top story. the debt ceiling standoff in washington. nbc's kristen welker is at the white house with latest on this story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, ann. president obama met with congressional leaders on sunday to try to get a deal done. that didn't happen. in fact, one official with knowledge of the discussion tells me it was a bit tense. lawmakers are hoping to get a deal done within the next ten days so it can be processed by that august 2nd deadline. their ties were off, but the heat was on as the president and congressional leaders met sunday for a second time in less than a week to try to salvage the deal to raise the debt l
on the set? >> i think so. >> a big hello and welcome to our new teammate, janelle wang, been in the bay area, on television over eight or nine years? >> yes. >> and janelle will be our 5:00 p.m. co-anchor. we're happy on behalf of the newsroom. jeff and i. welcome aboard. >> such a great team. and you guys are so nice. >> thank you. >> first day. >> no, i did a little training last week. you guys already feel like family. >> that's great. >> you know what this means for me officially -- i got to bring it back to me for a second. i'm no longer the new guy on the shift. >> that's right. >> yes! about time. >> and there's a little tradition -- jeff and i were talking, the new person on board buys dinner for the first month. >> everybody's been telling me that so i have to buy a lot of dinners for a lot of staff members. >> and i am hungry tonight. >> all you can eat buffet. >> sounds good. >>> in the weather forecast for tonight, an all you can take weather buffet today when it came to the sunshine. we had a lot of it here from the north bay to the south bay. really it's great to have janelle h
so we've got in the habit of not traveling as much. >> reporter: the big surprise? while fewer people are driving than a year ago, more people are flying. air travel is up 9% this summer. >> for some people, it actually may be more convenient and cheaper to fly than to drive this year. >> reporter: and airline ticket prices are also up, 11% on average. >> we're cutting back on trips and staying home more. >> it is a pretty exciting trip. the first time that anna and i have ever been anywhere together on a trip like this over the big pond. ♪ >> reporter: the top family destination this summer -- orlando. the top destinations for singles and couples -- las vegas, new york, chicago, and seattle. the good news? experts say there are plenty of flexible hotel deals out there, especially orlando, reno, portland, seattle and colorado. >> free nights, free room upgrades, kids stay free, resort credits. take advantage of all of those offerings to offset higher gas prices and higher airfares. >> reporter: back on the maryland shore, a yearly ritual -- >> every year i bring my kids here just to
: the dry brush is a big problem. hour after the flames -- hours after the flames were put out, the fire is still smoldering under the cars. the fire marshall began a meticulous search for evidence. some fireworks debris was spotted but not where the fire started. they say it's highly possible the cause of the fire may remain a mystery. >>> arson is suspected in a fire at a fireworks san in stockton. the stand was run by a nonprofit group called "parents by choice." they say it was used as a fundraiser. yesterday they found it in flames. it appears to have been intentionally set. the group says it will build a new stand. >>> more drunken driving arrest in the bay area this weekend. highway patrol officers have arrested 67 people suspected of driving under the influence. that's ten more arrests in the same time period for last time. no word yet if alcohol was a factor in a car crash that killed a fremont man this morning. >>> here's something you don't hear about too often, a small plane lands on top of a car driving on the freeway. it happened tonight. assess in a landed on a mercedes. t
's going to be a big school year. your kids are going to climb rope. they're going to have a year long tug war with the ceiling. and by the time they get out of 8th grade, they're going to do it with sweat on their brow and achievement in their hearts. so, this is what they're gonna need: running shoes, t-shirts, tube socks, fruit cups, cheese sticks, energy bars, rope climbing gloves, rope burn ointment, and a jump drive. not sure what that is, but they're gonna be jumpin'. school takes a lot. target has it all. >>> a woman is said to be doing well tonight after being rescued from the san francisco bay after a wind surfing mishap. she was pulled from the water just north of the bay after being out there overnight. kron4's grant lotus has more on the rescue. >> at about 5:00 p.m. on monday, cathy catan headed out here in the foster city area for a little wind surfing adventure but she ran into trouble when her sail actually broke and so she was stranded out here in the bay and she was holding onto her board and the tides just kind of took her, she didn't fight the tides and a coast guard s
a month for 6 months. in the network, everyone can get along. >> a big earthquake shook things up in the south pacific this 7.6 earthquake triggered a small tsunami in new zealand a warning went out to the noisy and coastline it was canceled about one hour later no reports of damage or injury. 18 people are dead and two more injured after heavy rains triggered a landslide in northwest china. the torrential rain poured for nearly eight hours. washing down a lot of mud and rocks. 12 homes are instantly bury this morning search and rescue crews with more than 400 people to help find 20 people that stuck in the mud, forecasters say more rain is on the way people are being evacuated from a number of areas. south koreans are cheering today after being awarded the 2018 winter olympics. this to be defeated germany and france today in the first round of the secret ballot of the international committee, the koreans have lost in previous bids in 2010 and 2014 this will be the first city in asia outside of japan to host the winter games. japan held the games in 1972 and 1993. a young-- 1998.
ahead. hey parents, it's going to be a big school year. see, i'm not just teaching woodwinds and strings. i'm teaching attitude! if your kids want to sound cool, they have to look cool! so, here's what they'll need: denim, graphic tees, leggings and tunics, more denim, backpacks, headphones, hair gel, denim, converse one star shoes, denim, shaun white hoodies and denim. school takes a lot. target has it all. >>> well, happening right now in grand rapids michigan, a public viewing is underway of betty ford's casket. want to take you there live this morning. you can see her casket inside the gerald r. ford presidential museum in grand rapids and we are taking a look at some people start to file past the casket this morning to pay their respects to the former first lady. later today the casket will be transferred to a church for a national tribute service. there will be a private memorial for the family as well, and following the service betty ford will be buried next to her husband on the grounds of his presidential museum. >>> your time now, 5:13 now just 20 days left until the nation hit
is overdoing it with the screen wipes. >> maybe that is a big problem. screen wipes. >> i their they can afford a few screen wipes. >> pry the windshield wipers off the car and you may need them once in a while. widespread rain event, july has been much different than june in that respect. marine layer clouds, as we look down from mount tamalpais they are more widespread hoovy is look from the bottom up some of clouds and higher clouds, what is left over from mid moisture down from the south. talk about temperatures, still in the 50s in fairfield, concord antioch, livermore, san jose, everybody else in the 50s, around the monterey bay and inland, we have a thick cloud deck and temperatures hanging around the mid-50s. sunshine and cooler conditions. we'll see the sunshine and feel the cooler conditions today. the clouds still linger at the coast. now with the clouds at the coast it will be easier for those to come inland tonight. look for clouds to increase just about every night as the sea breeze gets stronger the next couple of days. that will help the highs continued their downward tumble. yo
on why the state would want to do that when they know there's a big issue with drug trafficking coming from mexico. >> hernandez says those traffickers will get the message that it's open season in california. the bureau warns it's the cities that will lose because while fighting the cartels those cities will find themselves outgunned. and bob cook says he's not been told to clear out his desk. there's no money in this year's fiscal budget to fund bob cook and 200 other officers in the state department of justicech the doj says they are looking for other revenue funding sources to keep this unit open, but, you know, jess characters unless they talk to someone like warren buffett or somebody like that, it's hard to say where they are going to find this kind of money. we're live in san jose, damien trujillo, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, damien. >>> new tonight at 6:00, the man accused of gunning down an east palo alto community leader has been ruled incompetent to stand trial. a judge decided today that 58-year-old gregory elams will not stand trial for capital murder charges. the ru
gathered in civic center plaza to watch the game on big screen. two u.s.a. fans they were disappointed of the loss but still happy for japan. >> it was dramatic. we'll get them next year. >> team u.s.a. doesn't have a lot of time to dwell on the loss. they are getting to set for the 2012 olympics. i just hate the way it ended, i know that is rule but i hate to see it end that way after 90 minutes of trying so hard. a lot of people are hoarse from the screaming over the weekend. >> a lot of fun over the weekend. >> bring it on. >> and beautiful picture from sutro tower. we are looking down the golden gate bridge, few clouds trying to make a late entrance this morning. acts around the coast and golden gate but the rest of us is clear. cooler this morning, 1-8 degrees. 48 in half moon bay. let's head down to the monterey bay and few more clouds, temperatures in the low 50s and clear 49 in gilroy. today, our first highlights, sunny and warmer. more clouds and see a little bit tonight, close coastal drizzle that will slow the warming and definitely have warming temperatures throughout the w
. safeway says the ban violates the constitutional right to sell cigarettes. originally big box stores had been allowed to sell cigarettes. they found it discriminated against other pharmacies and the city extend that had ban. >> the smoking ban in san francisco has been in place for years but a change to that law last year is having an impact on places where a certain kind of smoking has koorntd continued. they are cracking down on hooka lounges. >> you fill it up with water halfway. >> he demonstrates the hookah at polk street tobacco shot which is next door to hookah dream lounge. he says his dad put $100,000 into the lounge and isn't sure what to do next. >> a lot of families are going to go broke. who knows what is going to happen. >> its water pipe for smoking flavored tobaccos through a long tube. multiple users can use different mouthpieces. they say it's nothing like cigarette tobacco. >> but the department of public health disagrees. >> there is a lot of science that exposure from the hookah is equal not greater than cigarettes because of the number of people and amount of time.
. >> reporter: that is right. of course the big news here is that the united states senate has called off its fourth of july recess for the first time since the water gate scandal. if senators are staying here, many republicans are asking why president obama was on the campaign trail in pennsylvania last night and going to camp david this weekend. >> why didn't he call senator mcconnell, speaker boehner, minority pelosi, and majority leader reid into his office and sit down and do his job? >> reporter: president obama also rejected an invitation to meet with gop leaders today calling the invitation political theater. both sides are blaming each other for the impasse. reporting live alison burns. >>> a missouri man is accused of raping a woman as she lay unconscious on a street. the woman was walking in kansas city on wednesday morning when she felt dizzy, sat down and passed out. two witnesses say they saw melvin jackson on top of the woman with his pants around his ankles. they flagged down a nearby patrol car. >> there were witnesses that saw this happening and they stepped up and reported
or less delays at sfo so no big delays yet. let's check in with more on the weather forecast. here's kristy seifkin. >> good morning. a little bit gray out there this morning. we are seeing a lot of what we saw yesterday in terms of low clouds and some drizzle at the coast. satellite showing that pretty much the coastline, bay and inland spots are all blanketed in fog right now although we will see a little bit of sunshine later on inland. temperatures right now pretty mild and pretty similar. 59 in oakland and fremont, 58 livermore, 59 redwood city, 57 napa. highs for today keeping them well below average, 10 to 15 degrees below where we should be. 73 as a high in fairfield, 56 for pacifica, 73 in santa rosa. extended forecast showing the cool trends over the next several days and then a gradual warmup on the weekend, sunshine there, as well. next week, those temperatures will be closer to where we should be, mid to high 80s inland. >>> we have roadwork to contend with near the bay bridge. first, here's live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. so far, so good, no major snags. the r
but not a big east wave by any means. >> at least we are getting toward normal. >> taking the chill off. >> yeah. thanks, lisa. have you been watching the women's soccer team in well, in sports later this morning the u.s. women's soccer team will try to complete their magical run with a went over japan in the final world cup final. the coverage begins at 11:00 on person. last night barry zito owes run came to a halt in san diego. here's collin with the morning sports. >> good morning. the padres entered last night's game against the giants having failed to hit multiple home runs in 56 straight games, the second longest streak in team history and i just jinxed barry zito. a winner of three straights since coming off the disabled list. he looked sharp until last night, that is. he's not a home run hitter, but that thing is gone. other three run homer to left. his second of the year guzman had him dialed in. two batters later, orlando hudson, another guy in the known for his power, he takes zito out of the yard and another three run shot. 8 earned runs in three plus for zito. padres is 11, giants 3
got stuck out there in the water. >> i feel very very relieved. >> this was a a really big ordeal. >> dr. stephen hammond was worried when his wife as you can see here was windsurfing and did not come back in monday he said that her sail separated from her board and left her stranded. >> her husband says that she was in the water for 12 hours and was able to see some rescue boats. >> the boats came within 50 ft. of her and they cannot see her, one time she lifted up the board and she yield, but it was hard because the sea was so choppy. she thought maybe she could swim in, but her only chance was probably about 10:30 a.m. and 3:00 a.m. when it was flooding that she might have been able to get close to shore. i think her energy was little at that point. >> in addition to having clung to her board overnight she is also undergoing chemotherapy. but this afternoon she is said to be doing well and plans on get out--getting out to windsurfing very soon. >> she has a lot of strength. >> as we speak, a member of the coast guard had to go into the water and that man talked about the
about $3 and you will save 35. if you go three times every week for one year, that is a big savings. now take a 42 in. flat screen h d tv. if it costs $600 you would save $6 today that you would not have saved yesterday. but here is where you will see the savings purchase a $25,000 car, and that is $250 that you can save and spend on something else. >> the holiday weekend is off to a great start. what a beautiful friday. >> i did not want to come here, i love you all but i did not want to leave. [laughter] >> it is beautiful outside. it will be this way. >> right now the temperatures are into the 90s in the inland valley as we expected. also in the '90s in napa and los gatos. both locations are at 93 degrees. closer to the coastline is a little bit cooler, a little bit of fog but a clear rather quickly. 64 in half moon bay and the temperatures again are warmer than what we saw yesterday in a number of places. 14 degrees and warmer in napa, 11 degrees warmer in navato, and nine degrees warmer in los gatos, redwood city and san francisco. simular warming when we head into tomorrow, it
become world soccer champions today? what they're doing to prepare for the big match, and how you can watch the game. >>> good morning everyone. >> rosemary, i do hate to use those windshield wipers in july, but i did this morning. >> as we get out the door this morning, we've got clouds, we've got fog, we've got drizzle. in the afternoon, we will see the partly cloudy skies. we're waking up just a tad bit warmer this morning than a day ago. we'll show you what we finally will get back to that 90-degree weather coming up. >>> a fatal officer involved shooting sparked protests. today we have new video of the aftermath. >> reporter: good morning, we're standing right where that incident happened. that 19-year-old wound up right here on the other side of that chain link barricade. this whole incident started over there in that area where the t third mine runs. that's where police say that 19- year-old was a fare evader. they say the 19-year-old took off on foot. >> during the course of the foot pursuit, as this point, we believe the suspect fired backwards at the officers. the officers r
appearance yesterday the big question is can he hold on to his company? abc's jeffrey kofman is in london this morning. good morning. >> reporter: a frail rupert murdoch and his defiant son tried to save the family empire but a report released this morning accuses their company of deliberately trying to block an investigation. not good news for rupert murdoch or the prime minister here. the murdochs and their empire are not out of trouble yet. far from it. the report released this morning finds their company deliberately tried to thwart a police investigation into the "news of the world" widespread phone hacking and police bribery. this morning it is the prime minister's turn in the hot seat. at this moment he is the focus of an emergency session of parliament. trying to contain the scandal that has led to calls for his resignation. >> people desperately want us to put a stop to the illegal practices to ensure the independence and effectiveness of the police and to establish a more healthy relationship between politicians and media owners. >> reporter: this follows a carefully rehearsed e
at u.s. 101, a tow truck is on the scene. a big rig lost its load, turns out that was a mobile home, one lane is squeaking by. this is a bad spot. give yourself extra time or take 280 as an alternate. laura, back to you. >> thanks for the update. for the latest traffic and news updates check out nbc bay area morning news on facebook. a local news update coming up for you in about a half hour. >>> 7:30 on this thursday morning, july 7, 2011. that was casey anthony's reaction in an orlando courtroom about an hour ago, as a judge sentenced her to four years in prison for lying to investigators, but with time served, and good behavior, she could be released in a matter of weeks, possibly even sooner. >>> i'm ann curry alongside david gregory, who's in for matt this morning. just ahead we'll have more on the sentencing. >> right. one of the big questions, will she cash in our her fame once a free woman? is she planning on having a baby? what surprising letters reveal. >>> also ahead, new details about a big scandal that's rocking england. a popular tabloid newspaper is accused of hacking
for many but hear is a big fog bank out there. san jose looking for low 80s. the system is moving in and that will allow the -- allow the fog to lift. along the coast it will be a foggy morning. upper 50s, low os. for the bay -- low 60s. inland it will still be warm to hot. upper os 180s -- 80s. you can see the increase in the fog. it's been there for a couple of days. really good thunderstorm activity popping up over the sierra all the way down to southern california. some pretty good thunder bumpers down toward riverside county and san bernardino, caused some flooding. some higher clouds may wrap up an visit us. 50s an 60s. fair feel is still 66. but santa rosa, -- fairfield is still 66. santa rosa, a quart ter-mile visibility -- water-mile visibility -- quarter-mile visibility. a little cooler in san jose. everything is pointing towards the sea breeze as that system right there churns an gets closer and closer to the pacific most. that will allow the fog to lift an it will start heats inland. about 4 to 8 degrees cooler away from the coast. cooling trend started for tom -- for
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